Senior Counsel - Commercial Contracts And Partnerships

Hyperloop One Los Angeles , CA 90009

Posted 2 months ago

THE PURPOSE:

The Senior Counsel for Commercial Contracts and Partnerships will be part of Virgin Hyperloop One's Legal Department. This position will be a member of the commercial contracts team. The commercial contracts team has a broad scope and is responsible for most of the company's contracting, including vendor and consultant contracts and facilities contracts. This position will have a particular focus on crafting and executing Virgin Hyperloop One's technology co-development and procurement strategies. They will work closely with the engineering teams and commercial teams in implementing transactions core to the company's mission of delivering a revolutionary transportation technology.

THE ROLE:

  • Coordinate with Engineering Leads, Project Development teams, and IP director to ensure contracting strategy for subsystems and major components dovetails with business and project development strategies

  • Lead negotiations and contracting relating to technology co-development and strategic partnerships

  • Participate in team responsible for negotiating, drafting, and reviewing a steady flow of agreements that include:

o commercial contracts and technology transactions, including co-development agreements, master service agreements, statements of work, and NDAs;

o marketing and branding-related agreements;

o service provider agreements for Accounting and Finance; and

o employment documents that are related to intellectual property and confidentiality.

  • Responsible for positively moving transactions forward, while protecting the company's interests and ensuring appropriate visibility across functions

  • Must be creative in seeking solutions that work for both our company and counterparties;

  • Some travel may be required

THE CANDIDATE:

  • Strong business judgement, who may be relied on to make decisions with significant legal and commercial implications

  • Detail-oriented, problem solver who works well in a team environment and has excellent communication skills.

  • Experienced manager

  • Strong work ethic, high integrity, and experience with technology companies

  • Ability to work on several major projects simultaneously with tight deadlines

MINIMUM REQUIRED EXPERIENCE:

  • JD from accredited law school; qualified in CA or another state (and willing to secure in-house counsel registration in CA)

  • 7+ years experience in top-tier law firm and/or in-house at a dynamic technology or transportation company

  • Expert in complex technology co-development, IP licensing, partnership and joint venture agreements

  • General experience in commercial contracts for a technology company, and managing teams

  • Demonstrated ability to identify and implement process improvements and lead complex initiatives

PREFERRED EXPERIENCE:

  • In-house experience

  • Business knowledge of emerging technologies, construction, aerospace, aviation, and rail

  • Experience with electromagnetic technologies, software development, and controls systems

  • Experience with real property leases

Hyperloop One is an Equal Employment Employer; employment is governed on the basis of merit, competence and qualifications and will not be influenced in any manner by race, color, religion, gender (including pregnancy, childbirth, or related medical conditions), national origin/ethnicity, veteran status, disability status, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, mental or physical disability or any other protected status. Hyperloop One will consider qualified applicants with criminal histories consistent with the "Ban the Box" legislation. We may access publicly available information as part of your application. For full information on how your personal information will be stored and processed, please click here.

To all recruitment agencies: Virgin Hyperloop One does not accept unsolicited agency resumes. Please do not forward resumes to our jobs alias, Virgin Hyperloop One employees or any other company location. Virgin Hyperloop One is not responsible for any fees related to unsolicited resumes.


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